TOMLIN, BESSIE - Scioto County, Ohio | BESSIE TOMLIN - Ohio Gravestone Photos

Bessie TOMLIN

Greenlawn Cemetery
Scioto County,
Ohio

Sept. 12, 1910 - Jan. 25, 1937
The only victim in Portsmouth, Ohio of the Great Ohio River Flood in 1937, when the river crested at 74 feet.
Mrs. Tomlin's rescue boat overturned at 10th and Waller Sts., but she was able to hold 18 month old Alberta out of the water until Fireman Lt. Walter Chick could grab her. Then Mrs. Tomlin disappeared beneath the water.

Contributed on 12/26/06

Record #: 10741

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Submitted: 12/26/06 • Approved: 12/26/06 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R10741-G0-S3

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